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Accountant General Solomon Islands


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RFx ID : 19630779
Tender Name : Accountant General Solomon Islands
Reference # : WPG-0100843
Open Date : Monday, 16 April 2018 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Monday, 7 May 2018 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Tender Type : Registration of Interest (ROI)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 80000000 - Management and Business Professionals and Administrative Services
  • International
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Ben Price
04 439 8771
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

• Secondment or fixed term contract
• Initial full time role for 24 months residential in Honiara, Solomon Islands
• Exciting opportunity for a senior finance professional to gain international experience
• Start as soon as possible

The New Zealand Government has partnered with the Solomon Islands Government to recruit and resource this role from within the New Zealand Government finance candre. New Zealand is a trusted bilateral partner of Solomon Islands and our support of this role aligns to the shared bilateral values of good governance.
The Accountant General is a statutory position mandated by the Public Financial Management Act to ensure prudent management of government resources and accounting of public money, store or property. This position directly reports to the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance and Treasury (MoFT) and is the head of the Solomon Islands Government accounting service.
The objectives of the Accountant General is to:

• Contribute to better financial management across the Solomon Islands Government,
• Fulfil statutory obligations under the Public Financial Management Act 2013 and the Constitution,
• Support the transfer of knowledge and development of skills of Ministry of Finance and Treasury staff regarding the financial management function of Government,
• Provide ongoing technical support on financial management issues to the Minister for Finance and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Treasury, and
• Develop a succession plan for transitioning in a permanent Account General

This senior level secondment or fixed term contract offers an exciting opportunity to gain international experience at a senior level. You must be a New Zealand citizen to be considered for this role.

Closing date for applications: 5:00pm (NZT) on Monday 7th May 2018

Hudson Global Resources has been engaged to manage the process. Please refer all correspondence, queries or requests for more information and a copy of the full Role Description to:

Rebecca Wilson
Principal Consultant
Hudson, Wellington, New Zealand
Office: +64 4 917 9200
DDI: +64 4 917 9270
Cell: +64 21 429 154